Travis Duerksen, of Canton, began a service term with the Radical Jou?rney program in August. Duerksen will serve for one year with a team in Indo?nesia.
A 2012 graduate of East?ern Mennonite Univer?sity, Harrisonburg, Va., Duerk?sen is the son of Lynette and Marlo Duerk?sen, and a member of Alexanderwohl Mennonite Church in Goessel.
Radical Journey is a Mennonite Mission Network program for young adults that emphasizes faith formation, service and cross-cultural learning.
Participants spend 10 days in orientation, 10 months in an international service location and one month in reorientation with home congregations.
Mennonite Mission Network is the mission agency of Mennonite Church USA.